Word of the Day

Quash KWAHSH (verb) To nullify especially by judicial action -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day


Aimed toward students in kindergarten through grade 12, this educational website has hundreds of short videos that can be used by teachers to introduce new subjects, or by kids to learn something while having fun.

Number to Know

50,000: Number of living veterans in 2008 who served during the Vietnam Era and both Gulf War eras, according to www.census.gov.

This Day in History

Nov. 8, 1960: John Fitzgerald Kennedy is elected the 35th president of the United States, defeating Richard M. Nixon.

Todays Featured Birthday

Musician Bonnie Raitt (63)

Daily Quote

In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot. - Mark Twain